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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction to Wireless Computing

    1. Why Go Wireless?

    2. Connecting Without Wires

    3. Wireless Hardware

    4. Bluetooth

    5. Wireless Software

  2. Chapter 2 Wi-Fi in Your Mac

    1. About 802.11b and 802.11g

    2. AirPort Cards

    3. Installing AirPort Cards

    4. Third-Party Connection Solutions

    5. Setting Up Your Mac to Use Wi-Fi

    6. Extending the Titanium PowerBook’s Range

  3. Chapter 3 Making the Wi-Fi Connection

    1. Setting Up a Wireless Network

    2. Networking Principles

    3. AirPort Base Stations

    4. Using the AirPort Admin Utility

    5. Roaming Networks

    6. Internet Sharing (Software Base Stations)

    7. Computer to Computer Networks

    8. Third-Party Base Stations

  4. Chapter 4 Wi-Fi on the Road

    1. Finding a Hotspot

    2. Ethics and Legalities of Open Networks

  5. Chapter 5 Security

    1. Secure Wireless Computing

    2. Virtual Private Networks

    3. Secure Shell (SSH)

    4. Firewalls

    5. Wi-Fi Security

    6. Are 802.11 Networks Really Secure?

  6. Chapter 6 Bluetooth

    1. About Bluetooth

    2. Choosing and Installing a Bluetooth Adapter

    3. Connecting Cellular Phones

    4. Connecting a PDA

    5. Using iSync

    6. Bluetooth Security

    7. Troubleshooting Bluetooth

  7. Chapter 7 Cellular Connectivity

    1. Cellular Networking Price and Performance

    2. GPRS

    3. SMS Messaging

    4. CDMA

    5. Acceleration

    6. Tips for Road Warriors

  8. Chapter 8 Rendezvous

    1. What Is Rendezvous?

    2. Setting Up Peer-to-Peer Networking

    3. Using Rendezvous with iChat AV

    4. Using Rendezvous with Safari

    5. Using Rendezvous with Camino

    6. Sharing Files Using Rendezvous

    7. Remote Login

    8. Collaborative Editing with SubEthaEdit

    9. Using Rendezvous with iTunes to Share Music

  1. Appendix RF and Infrared

    1. Radio Frequency (RF)

    2. Infrared (IR)

  2. Glossary

  3. Colophon